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Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering

University of New Brunswick

12 months
1435 CAD/module
874 CAD/module
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The Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering program at University of New Brunswick combines the study of geodesy with geomatics, giving students a well-rounded understanding of the field.


The Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering program at University of New Brunswick provides students access to associated research centres and the latest geodetic instruments. More than 500 students around the globe have obtained postgraduate degrees from GGE, going on to become faculty members, researchers, and professionals in well-recognized universities research institutes, industries and companies worldwide. Our graduates’ expertise proves invaluable in environmental monitoring, land and marine resource management, and real estate transactions.

Program highlights

We normally have about 60 graduate students in the program from all over the world. Students have access to well-equipped labs with modern hardware, software, and a wide-variety of geodetic instruments. Our associated research centres include the Ocean Mapping Group, Canadian Centre for Geodetic Engineering, Geodetic Research Laboratory, and the Geographical Engineering Group.

Research areas

  • GNSS and Geodesy (Drs. Peter Dare, Robert Kingdon, Richard Langley, Marcelo Santos, Michael Sheng)
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)(Dr. Shabnam Jabari)
  • Big Data and Data Science (Dr. Monica Wachowicz)
  • Remote Sensing (Drs. Yun Zhang, Shabnam Jabari )
  • Ocean Mapping and Hydrography (Dr. Ian Church)
  • Land Administration

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Geoid determination
  • Downward continuation algorithms for gravity measurements
  • Gravity field monitoring
  • Numerical methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3 (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • MEng and MScE applicants should hold an undergraduate degree in a related field geology,physics, math, engineering, and science from an accredited University. PhD applicants should hold a Master’s degree in geodesy and/or geomatics, or have related experience.
  • All applicants should have a minimum 3.0 (or B Average, 70%)
  • Applicants are required to submit a complete application including three references.
  • International applicants whose first language is not English must submit language scores that meet or exceed international English language testing system (IELTS) band 7 and/or a TOEFL score of 92.
  • We offer a post-graduate diploma in Mapping/Charting which is only available for members of the Canadian Forces Department of National Defense.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1435 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1435 CAD per module during 12 months.
  • National

    874 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 874 CAD per module during 12 months.

Living costs for Fredericton

1100 - 2100 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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